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Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 19:17)
13 General considerations in preparing draft PEP
(1) In preparing a draft policy, the EPA must take into consideration—(a) the environmental, economic and social impact of the policy, and(b) the simplicity, efficiency and effectiveness of the administration of the policy, and(c) any environmental planning instruments that the EPA considers relevant (including any such draft instruments that are publicly available and are still current), and(d) any national environment protection measures that the EPA considers relevant (including any such draft measures that are publicly available and are still current), and(e) the principles of environmental policy set out in the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Environment, as in force for the time being, and(f) any regional environmental differences within New South Wales.(2) The EPA may take other matters into consideration.